Magnolia Leaf Wreath

Magnolia Leaf Wreath -

Can I let you in on a little secret?  I have an obsession with door wreaths.  I have dozens already, yet I just can’t stop making them.  I’ve been trying to talk the hubs into build a rack in the basement to hang my collection of wreaths, but he’s not feeling it.  Maybe if I make a few more it’ll convince him to build that rack :).

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Baby Tag Toy Handmade With Love


tag toy handmade

Why is it when you buy your baby a toy they find the tag and chew on that more than the toy?  I made one of these for my now 4 yr old grandson when he was about 6 months old and he loved it.  We know several couples who have just had baby girls recently, so I made a newer version of the first one.    This one includes a center that makes a crinkly sound when it moves around in their hands.  Don’t worry, it’s not like the noisy toys every aunt and uncle wants to buy your kids haha.  Lets get to it.

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The Easiest Summer Dessert

The easiest summer dessert

Hi friends!  Today I’m sharing with you what I consider to be the perfect summer dessert.  Perfect because it’s delicious, easy, and can be tossed together together in just a few minutes.  I also love that it’s light, and even though it’s easy to make, it’s pretty enough to serve to guests.  And did I mention that it’s delicious?

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Onesie Dress

DIY onesie dress -

I can’t wait to share this next project with you!  My sweet friend and neighbor just gave birth to a little girl, and I decided to hand make a few gifts for her, including a onesie dress.  They’re so cute and really easy to make.  You will need a sewing machine, but even a novice sewer shouldn’t have any problem making this adorable dress.

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10 Fun Summer Activities For Kids


I’m always on the lookout for new activities to keep my kids busy during the summer months!  I know a lot of you have children or grandchildren of your own, so I put together a list of fun, kid-friendly activities from some of my favorite bloggers.  For full instructions, click on the link above each photograph.           [Read more...]